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Agent Orange effects focus of meeting

Agent Orange Dioxin Kills Children
The generational effects of Agent Orange and dioxin will be discussed at a town hall meeting set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Rogalski Center on the St. Ambrose University campus. The three Quad City Area chapters of Vietnam Veterans of America are hosting the...
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Veterans chapter to host Agent Orange forum

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1097 will hold an Agent Orange town hall meeting on the generational effects of this chemical at 6 p.m. March 24 at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Ag Center on George Boulevard. This chemical was used in 11 locations in Florida, including the Avon...
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Veteran who pleaded for quicker care dies of cancer

Robert Morgan, the veteran who pleaded for quicker care and said he thought he had cancer during a town hall meeting at the Nashville VA hospital, has died from the disease. “I’ll die, and the reason I’ll die is because I don’t receive timely care,”...
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LOVME Uniting our Veterans’ and their Families

I am the widow of a Vietnam veteran who died in 2005 due to exposure to Agent Orange and his service. Our daughter, Dee Reyes has been sick all of her life. I have advocated for my daughter since she was 7 years old. This is how we founded Agent Orange Legacy in 2007. Learn more...
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House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health Holds Hearing on H.R. 5484, The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014

House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health Holds Hearing on H.R. 5484, The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014 On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Vietnam Veterans of America National President John Rowan will present testimony before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on...
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Vietnam Veterans And Families Invited To Agent Orange Town Hall Nov. 20

All Vietnam veterans and their families are invited to a town hall forum to discuss possible health problems related to exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Gateway Building of Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla....
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Faces of Agent Orange Town Hall Meetings Scheduled

Dead man Walking
  June 6, 2015 St Cloud, Minnesota 9 am- 3pm St Cloud Whitney Center 1529 Northway Drive, St Cloud, MN 56303 Contact: Maynard Kaderlik 507-581-6402   June 26, 2015 Reno, Nevada 7:00 pm The Silver Legacy 407 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89501 (Room to be updated) Contact:...
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VA Links Brain Cancer to Agent Orange Exposure in Recent Court Decision

It is notoriously difficult for veterans to get their disabilities connected to their military service – even when the connection is apparent. In this unique case, the Department of Veterans Affairs was made to concede a very important connection and gave justice to a...
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Testimony on Birth Defects Among Vietnam Veterans’ Children by J. David Erickson D.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D. (CDC)

April 16, 1997 Before the House Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care. Good morning. I’m Dr. Dave Erickson, Chief of the BirthDefects and Genetic Diseases Branch, National Center forEnvironmental Health of the Centers for Disease Control...
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AGENT ORANGE/DIOXIN COMMITTEE REPORT: Operation Flyswatter

Malathion is the name of an organophosphate insecticide used in Vietnam to combat mosquitoes. Organophosphates were first developed in the late 1930s by Nazi Germany as chemical warfare agents (nerve gas). VX nerve gas and Sarin gas are well-known examples. Organophosphates...
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